Basidiome dimidiate, sessile, applanate to convex, 5–8 x 7–11 x 1±5–2 cm; pileus surface light brown to orange, sulcate, zonate, laccate, dull to semidull, brittle, very thin ; margin rounded, glabrous to velvety, becoming obtuse and concolorous or whitish ochraceous; context dark brown, soft, floccose, fibrous, concentrically zonate, up to 10 mm wide, unilayered, without melanoid deposits ; tubes dark brown, 6 mm long, unilayered; pore surface yellowish to dark ochraceous, (3) 4–5 pores mm, regular, polygonal, at first stuffed, borders entire, obtuse to acute ; margin covered to 5 mm with a yellowish or reddish lacquer. Cutis formed by laterally diverticulate club-shaped elements, 30–40 µm long, IK. Basidiospores smooth, narrowly ellipsoid, (10) 11–14 x 5–7 (8) µm, under SEM they showed numerous thin and short pillars, more or less anastomosed. Chlamydospores absent (Gottlieb & Wright 1999).
Possibly a pantropical/subtropical species, reported in 22 countries. Most records are in the USA and Congo.
The species has 176 occurrences distributed in 22 countries. The highest occurrences are in the USA and Congo.
Population Trend: Uncertain
The species is reported in three biomes: Amazonia, Cerrado and Atlantic Forest.
The species is rare in Brazil, reported in Amazonia, currently being deforested at the highest rates in recent decades, and Cerrado and Atlantic Forest, both hotspots.
There are occurrences in unprotected areas
Other areas should be studied in order to assess the distribution of this species.
Species used in research related to their secondary metabolism in tumor cells.